Education Minister Ranoj Pegu inaugurates women's hostel at Lakhimpur Commerce College
Education Minister Dr. Ranoj Pegu inaugurated the newly-completed women hostel of Lakhimpur Commerce College in North Lakhimpur.
LAKHIMPUR: Education Minister Dr. Ranoj Pegu inaugurated the newly-completed women hostel of Lakhimpur Commerce College in North Lakhimpur. Constructed under the UGC grant of XII Plan, the four-storeyed hostel was inaugurated by minister Dr. Pegu in presence of Lakhimpur MLA Manab Deka and several distinguished dignitaries, alumni members, college staff and local public in an august ceremony incide the college campus. In this connection, a meeting was organized by the college which was chaired by Dr. Lohit Hazarika, the Principal. The objective of the meeting was explained by Professor Kuldeep Narayan Dutta. In his inaugural speech, the Education Minister expressed his concern that only 13 per cent of students in Assam enroll for commerce stream despite its high employability. He asked the teachers of Lakhimpur Commerce College to devise curriculum modules to be adopted for introducing commerce education at the school level. Dr Pegu urged the academicians to organize workshops on commerce education for schools for the NEP-2020 and submit it to the government for implementation. He also asked the colleges to become centres of innovation and incubation to extend services to various sectors of the society as consultants and contract agencies. The meeting was also addressed by Lakhimpur MLA Manab Deka, who urged the college authorities to produce quality environment by taking care of every aspect of student's life apart from academics.
The inaugural meeting was also attended by Lakhimpur Deputy Commissioner Sumit Sattawan, eminent academician Dr. Mukunda Rajbangshi.